Like the slow-food movement, slow travel offers an antidote to today’s fast-paced lifestyle. Travelers enjoy the journey as much as the destination

Ed Gillespie, a communications executive in London who stopped flying for vacation a few years ago, partly for environmental reasons but mostly because he didn’t enjoy it, voyages between continents on freighter ships and rides trains across regions like the Swiss Alps. Slow travel is “reveling in the landscape, culture, people and language rather than just passing over it all in an aluminum sausage,” he says. “It’s a much richer experience.”…READ MORE

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